Odds and Ends: West Side Story’s Ariana DeBose Named Best Supporting Actress by Los Angeles Film Critics | The Broadway Buzz


Ariana DeBose in “West Side Story”
(Photo: Niko Tavernise/Twentieth Century Studios)

Here’s a quick roundup of stories you might have missed lately.

Ariana DeBose wins the LA Critics Award
Tony nominee and former Broadway.com vlogger Ariana DeBose wows audiences as Steven Spielberg’s Anita West Side Story redo. She has now been recognized by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association as Best Supporting Actress of the Year for her performance in the film. DeBose was last seen on Broadway in Summer and his credits include A Bronx Tale, Hamilton, Pippin, Motown The Musical and Bring it on. Watch Spielberg discuss his performance below.

Happy Holidays from North country girl
Members of the Broadway Company of North country girl recently gathered outside the Belasco Theater to sing “Winter Wonderland.” The musical was performed and directed by Conor McPherson and features the songs of Bob Dylan. The cast album for North country girl is nominated for a 2022 Grammy Award. Watch the video below for lots of holiday cheer.

Enter the Caroline or Change Cast album recording
Caroline or ChangeThe cast album was released digitally by Broadway Records/Roundabout Records, and we get a glimpse of the studio recording session with stars Sharon D Clarke, Samantha Williams, Caissie Levy and more. A physical album is due out on January 14, 2022. Check out a fun sneak peek into the making of the record below!

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